While endometriosis is fairly common, endometriosis of the appendix is a very rare occurrence. Correct pre-operative diagnosis is uncommon and definitive diagnosis is established by histology of the appendix. We present a case of endometriosis of the appendix that manifested as acute appendicitis in a 40-year-old woman.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Singapore Medical Journal|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 2004|
- Acute appendicitis